North Dakota recently discovered piles of garbage bags containing radioactive waste dumped by oil drillers in abandoned buildings. Now, the state is trying to catch up to an oil industry that produces an estimated 27 tons of radioactive debris from wells daily.
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Written into Minnesota’s constitution is a 19th century provision that exempts state lawmakers from arrest for certain crimes, like a drunk driving violation. A push to change that language has met resistance.
Sam Clovis, a Republican candidate for Senate, thinks the reason President Obama has not faced serious impeachment threats from the House of Representatives is because he is the nation's first black president.